FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.


» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > CentOS > CentOS

 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
 
Old 02-28-2010, 09:25 PM
Michael Klinosky
 
Default SOLVED - Shutdown/poweroff does not power off machine

Eero Volotinen wrote:
> On 1/4/10 10:57 PM, Scot P. Floess wrote:
>> I've got a Dell Optiplex GX240 I am running CentOS 5.4
>> (kernel 2.6.18-164.9.1.el5.centos.plus)... When I had Fedora 11 and 12 on
>> it, I could issue a poweroff command and the machine would power itself off.
>> However, under CentOS it doesn't turn the machine off whatsoever. When it
>> completes, the machine is still running with a message of "system halted."
>> Then I have to physically hit the power button to turn it off... I
>> believe at some point I did try to issue a shutdown command - but had the
>> same results...
>>
>> Anyone have any recommendations or suggestions?
>
> buggy acpi support on server? Try updating to latest bios?

No, I'm not the OP. But, I found a solution for my system.

During boot, I noticed an error line --
"BIOS fails cutoff age - ACPI might not work. Use acpi=force to fix."

So I did; the machine now actually turns off after shutdown.

_______________________________________________
CentOS mailing list
CentOS@centos.org
http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
 

Thread Tools




All times are GMT. The time now is 10:32 AM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org